ecorepel – PFC-free water and mud repellent
ecorepel is a water and mud repellent technology that imitates the natural, water-repelling protection of duck’s plumages. Ducks produce an oily secretion that allows their plumages to repel water and ecorepel technology transfers this natural water repellence to textile surfaces.
ecorepel is based on long paraffin chains that wrap themselves in a spiral around the individual fibers. This reduces the surface tension so that water droplets and even aqueous dirt with a much higher surface tension simply run off. Breathability is not affected, and the feel remains pleasantly soft. ecorepel is suitable for garment as protection against rain and mud on outdoor and softshell jackets, hiking pants and cotton products. It can also be used on non-garment applications as impregnation on umbrellas, bags, backpacks and home textile.
- Free from fluorocarbons and PFC.
- Water and mud repellent.
- Wash permanent and abrasion resistant.
PFC and fluorocarbon treatments.